Your guide to margin loans

When you think about borrowing money in order to invest it, the first thing you’ll probably imagine is an investment home loan. You borrow a [...]

POSTED ON August 21, 2019
Billion-dollar bank compo bonanza

Which banks are paying compensation to investors? Banks and financial institutions will pay about one billion dollars in total compensation to investors and customers for [...]

POSTED ON August 7, 2019
CommSec Pocket lets you invest with just $50

Commonwealth Bank’s online brokerage, CommSec, has launched a new mobile phone app called CommSec Pocket. CommSec Pocket is aimed at savers who perhaps have not [...]

POSTED ON July 24, 2019
Do I need a financial adviser?

You might like trading in shares, comparing returns on managed funds, looking at interest rates on term deposits and researching property deals yourself. You love [...]

POSTED ON May 28, 2019
Goldman Sachs eyes JB Were

New York-based Goldman Sachs is poised to take a 50 per cent stake in JB Were for several hundred million dollars. Senior Goldman executives are [...]

POSTED ON April 3, 2019
ASIC awards scam prizes

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission has launched "Pie in the Sky" awards for the scams of the year. The top prize for 2002 goes [...]

POSTED ON April 3, 2019
Online share trading for beginners

When you begin your adventure into the world of online share trading, your chosen share-trading platform can have a major impact on the way your [...]

POSTED ON October 30, 2017
What is a Margin Call?

If your lender makes a margin call, you are required to reduce your LVR by putting more money into your loan or selling some of [...]

POSTED ON October 26, 2017